By Amy Tennery
Ground control to Major Tom: Galactic photographers captured brilliant shots of the earth at night.
There. I’m not sitting in a tin can. A series of submarine accidents has forced the resignation of India’s navy chief.
Planet Earth is blue – California, not so much: Scientists are using NASA images to help the Golden State grapple with a massive drought.
The papers want to know whose shirts the models wear: Feathers, metallics and pleats: It’s a photo collection of sartorial highlights from the Parisian fashion week.
Tell my wife I love her very much – Americans know: A new survey shows the majority of Americans now supports same-sex marriage.
What a space oddity! It’s an atmospheric brawl: A meteorite punches the moon in its face.
The stars look very different – in Trondheim: A rare sighting of the aurora borealis outside of Norway’s most northern region was captured on camera.
A trove of rare Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States, worth more than $10 million, a currency firm representing the pair said on Tuesday.
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Moon punched in the face by a meteorite -
CAPE CANAVERAL - A meteorite as large as 4-1/2 feet in diameter smashed into the moon in September, producing the brightest flash of light ever seen from Earth, astronomers said.
A woman lights a candle to pay her respects to fallen anti-Yanukovich protesters in central Lviv February 24, 2014. Ukraine’s new authorities issued an arrest warrant on Monday for mass murder against ousted president Viktor Yanukovich, who is on the run after being toppled by bloody street protests in which police snipers killed demonstrators. REUTERS/Marian Striltsiv
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By Amy Tennery
Boiled rat hors d’oeuvre, anyone? (gallery): Locusts, worms, dogmeat and more: It’s dinnertime for the un-squeamish.
Pennsylvania fears getting creamed by ice (video): An ice jam on the Allegheny River is raising concerns over possible flooding.
Vitamins’ claims hard to swallow: Cancer prevention, heart disease? There’s not enough evidence to show multivitamins help all that ails.
A juicy BlackBerry revamp: The smartphone maker is launching a new management tool aimed at business and government clients.
A Stieg Larsson mystery to sink your teeth into: Sweden’s most notorious unsolved murder – that of Prime Minister Olof Palme – has a surprising connection to “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” author Stieg Larsson.
That tofu-eating smartass was right: A vegetarian diet could help lower your blood pressure, according to a new review of health data.
By Amy Tennery
Forget diamonds. It’s zircon crystals that may be forever: Scientists have discovered a 4.4 billion-year-old rock — the oldest known chunk of earth ever discovered.
I can haz long-form journalism: With boots on the ground in Ukraine and a new focus on in-depth journalism, BuzzFeed is looking past cute cats and funny memes.
Wanted: Cheap stocks – chaos no problem: With frequent violent attacks and political unrest, investing in Libyan stocks is a risky – but potentially rewarding – endeavor.
Seeking a friend for the end of the world (and financial advice): Yes, your money manager is good at lots of things — but can she navigate you through the apocalypse?
Hey! Gimme some space! In the post-Snowden mobile market, privacy is an increasingly popular selling point with customers.
Ukraine’s most wanted – and his zoo (gallery): After President Viktor Yanukovich abandoned Kiev, citizens explored his compound – complete with a private exotic animal collection.
Video: Handwriting offers clues to early Parkinson's detection -
Israeli researchers have found an innovative and non-invasive method of diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease in its early stages. There is no clinical way to diagnose the disease, usually characterized by uncontrollable physical tremors, but the scientists say diagnosis is as simple as writing your own name.
Arizona lawmakers pass bill to allow faith-based refusal of services -
Arizona lawmakers gave final approval on Thursday to a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to customers when such work would violate their religious beliefs, in a move critics describe as a license to discriminate against gays and others.
Under the bill, a business owner would have a defense against a discrimination lawsuit, provided a decision to deny service was motivated by a “sincerely held” religious belief and that giving such service would have substantially burdened the exercise of their religious beliefs.
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